About Milt Shook

A writer with 40 years in the political game (and let's face it, it is a game). I am a liberal because facts have a liberal bias, and I really like facts. If you like facts, you'll like this blog. If not, you'll have a hard time.

Climate Change is THE Issue

Trumpers and other climate change deniers, listen up – Most of us who pay attention to the world around us KNOW the climate is changing all over the world. that humans caused the climate to change. We also know that … Continue reading

It’s Time All of Trump’s Enablers Paid the Price

It turns out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s intent to screw Democrats and in turn, the American people, may not be motivated by doing his best for Donny Trump after all. This is obvious now because he is scrambling to … Continue reading

They All Have to Go

It is important to note that our beef with Trump isn’t actually about Trump. You see, Trump isn’t the problem, he’s a symptom. It’s not hard to imagine someone accidentally becoming president and then envisioning giving himself special powers. A … Continue reading

The Trade War and Why Little Lindsey is Full of Crap

I’d say that Donald Trump can’t be this stupid, but we’ve all seen him operate in the last few years. For the second time in my lifetime, I am wondering if we’re veering into oblivion and wondering if we can … Continue reading

Goldwater Rule Be Damned: Professionals Must Call Out Trump’s Craziness

A lot more people are finally starting to speculat that Donald Trump may very well be, in the words of Randall Patrick McMurphy, a full-on “bull goose loony.” This is not the first time, of course. Many of us have … Continue reading

No Longer Are There Excuses for Doing Nothing About Guns

I have been advocating for sensible gun control since 1982, when a friend of mine was shot and killed in a robbery of the store he worked in and another killed himself by putting a gun in his mouth and … Continue reading

A Recession is Nigh and We Can’t Afford to Have Trump in Charge When It Does

You may have noticed that, while the stock markets rose significantly during Trump’s first year, his second and third years have featured a market that is largely flat. And in the last few weeks, we’ve seen some of the worst … Continue reading

The Problem is Guns, Not Mental Illness

Yes, I do agree that we have a problem with treating mental illness in this country; I won’t argue that at all. But stop blaming “mental illness” for our out-of-control gun problem. Yes, we do need to take mental illness … Continue reading

Gun Control Now: Stop Doing Nothing!

I don’t know about you, but I am sick and tired of my notifications being filled with stories of innocent people being shot and killed by terrorists. I am equally sick and tired of the perpetrators of these mass killings … Continue reading

In 2019, Some People Seem Surprised That St. Reagan Was a Crappy, Racist President

In the last couple of weeks, an audio recording has been uncovered that seems to surprise a lot of people because it is all about a meeting between St. Ronald of Reagan and Richard Nixon. The surprise seems to revive … Continue reading